If you're looking to give a book to a friend or family member this holiday, NPR Books editor Petra Mayer shares her picks.
Chris Liberti, “Dill”
Metropolitan Jazz Affair, “Everybody Knows”
Drive By Truckers, “Tornados”
Tito Puente, “Mambo Sentimental”
Massive Attack, “Paradise Circus”
The Wee Trio, “The Oracle”
Medeski Martin and Wood, “Smoke”
Uncle Tupelo “Sandusky”
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